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Object Name Hatbox
Description Hatbox made of leather with reinforced leather corners. Has leather band approximately one inch from top fastened with brass grommets. Lid has leather strap for carrying stamped with "Vuitton".
Front has brass clasp and key hole attached with seven brass fasteners.
Left side of case has words: "Tun. Wells/McK/Boston. Right side has words: "McK/Boston
Top of case has two Cunard Line labels.

Inside is lined with heavy paper with small nails. Lid has velvet pad. There are two horizontal cords attached on one side with grommets and other side with metal clasp. There are two vertical woven straps with metal buckle. Metal buckles are stamped with "Paris/Louis Vuitton/London"
One woven strap is repeatedly stamped "Louis", the other repeatedly stamped "Vuitton".
Associated with McKee, William Leander
Maker's Information Label inside case reads, "1. RUE SCRIBE / PARIS / Louis Vuitton / LILLE / 34. RUE FAIDHERBE / NIECE 4. JARDIN PUBLIC / 149. NEW BOND ST. / LONDON"
Stamped in ink, next to Maker's Mark is the number "171154"
Material Leather/Brass
Dimensions H-14 W-14 L-11.5 inches
Condition Good
Catalog Number 1976.1.0429.2
Search Terms Hatbox
Accessory, Men
Accessory, Formal
evening
Formal accessories
Louis Vuitton